May 31 - Jun 6

Spring, week 11
"We may develop ill health, we may lose what little money we have; yet there is no problem. Zen practice isn't about adjusting to the problem. It is seeing that there isn't any." --Joko Beck
Saturday Zen: Sat May 26, 10:00 - 11:45am, room 24
Community UU, 468 Rosedale Ave, White Plains, NY.
Practice to be led Meredith Garmon

Morning Zen. Mon-Fri, 6:00 - 7:15am -- Basement Zendo. See HERE.

For Thu May 31 - Wed Jun 6:
  • Bodhisattva's Vow, p. 22
  • Harmony of Relative and Absolute, p. 23
  • Fulfilling the Buddha Way, p. 40
Opening and Closing for May 17 - Jun 13:
  • Opening:The Five Remembrances, p. 6
  • Closing: Liberation from All Obstruction, p. 75 + Four Bodhisattva Vows, p. 11
See Boundless Way Zen Sutra Book, 4th ed. and
BoWZ Westchester Chant Schedule

Reading this week:
Primary Reading: Charlotte Joko Beck, Nothing Special, Ch. 21: "The Castle and the Moat," pp. 138-146.
Optional Secondary Reading: Thich Nhat Hanh, Old Path White Clouds, Ch. 2: "Tending Water Buffaloes," pp. 13-19.

Raven Tale: The Eightfold Path
To know it is fleeting
To have this in heart-mind
Colors love piquant and precious
Dissipates the fog of eternity
Touches the real.
To know it is fleeting.

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